Howlett Addresses New Japanese "Clean Wood" Law In Tokyo

Japan’s new "Clean Wood" law requires a higher level of due diligence for legal timber imports. In Tokyo, at a packed conference sponsored by the Global Environmental Forum, Kip Howlett, HPVA® President, discussed in detail the American national consensus standard for legal timber due diligence, ANS LTDD 1.0 2015. Other speakers included Mike Worrell of the UK’s Tropical Timber Federation, Jade Saunders of Forest Trends, and Kiyoshi Kamikawa of the Japan Paper Association.

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Due Diligence for Sourcing Legal Timber: Presentation (English)1.76 MB
Due Diligence for Sourcing Legal Timber: Presentation (Bilingual)2.25 MB